2 days of FUN!

Pacific Media Expo 2008
Veterans' Day
Holiday Weekend
November 7 to 9, 2008
Hilton Los Angeles Airport


May 2009 raffle
Win: Autographed Angelic Pretty poster! Click here. (05.19.09)

April 2009 raffle
Win: Framed and autographed Kaya postcard! (April Raffle closed on 04.30.09) (04.14.09)

PMX Collectors' Swap Meet
Join us at the Monterey Park Cherry Blossom Festival (April 18-19, 11 AM - 6 PM). Click here. (03.28.09)

March 2009 raffle
Win: Robotech Shadow Chronicles 2-Disc Collector's Edition, a VF-1A Max Type Valkyrie Super Poseable Figure, and 2 PMX 2009 Full Memberships! (March Raffle closed on 03.31.09) (03.06.09)

February 2009 raffle
Win an autographed and framed Kaya postcard! (February Raffle closed on 02.28.09) (02.10.09)

Save the date! Nov. 6-8, '09
PMX 2009 returns to the LAX Hilton for another year of fun! (01.14.09)

January 2009 raffle
Win an autographed and framed Suicide Ali postcard! (January Raffle closed on 01.31.09) (01.02.09)

THANK YOU for attending PMX 2008! See you next year! (11.10.08)

Kaya performance
Concert starts at 8 p.m. Kaya's performance on stage starts at 9:30 p.m. (11.08.08)

Pocky tasting
Look out wine tasting. Here comes Pocky tasting. Glico is coming to PMX to let attendees try the Pocky experience. (11.06.08)

Map it out
Download the layout for PMX here or in the Location tab. (11.05.08)

Anime showings
Check out the list of anime PMX will be showing in its video rooms. (11.05.08)

Panels and workshops
Check out the Panels and Workshops we've added to the schedule. (11.05.08)

Discounted parking
Hotel parking for PMX attendees is $10/day with a coupon. Coupons are available in Registration upon request. (11.05.08)

Cosfest signups
Information regarding PMX's Cosfest has been updated. Sign up now! (11.03.08)

Registration info updates
The new registration page now covers at-con hours and registration policies. (11.03.08)

Kick it into overdrive
PMX updates the format of the ever-popular Twisted Tea Party. Welcome the Turbo Twisted Tea Party. Click here to find out how to participate. (11.03.08)

Korean drama
See a list of k-drama screening at PMX08. (10.30.08)

Programming schedules
Check them out under the Programming tab. (10.22.08)

Exhibits update
Baby the Stars Shine Bright and PEACE NOW will be bringing their distinct designs to PMX! (10.22.08)

October raffle
Win a Candy Spooky Theater autographed CD! (October Raffle closed on 10.31.08) (10.21.08)

Maid cafe
Join us Nov. 8 and 9 for a unique dining experience as PMX co-hosts its own maid cafe... (10.20.08)

Making beautiful music
Stephanie Yanez to perform at halftime of Cosfest. VAEIDOS joins the Pacific Media Live lineup. Clear your cache and check out their music in the player above. (10.18.08)

Plethora of programming
The programming tab has been updated with numerous activities on tap at PMX. Check out the Cowboy Bebop Experience, the B-Boy 3x3 Competition, Popping/Breaking workshops, fan panels for Kaba Modern and SickStep and much more. (10.17.08)

Info updates
PMX is now taking sign-ups for panels and workshops. Press and industry can register for PMX. (10.17.08)

PMX's best dance crew
Now taking sign-ups for .pure furisuta GiG 2's 3-on-3 b-boy battle. (10.16.08)

Events announcements
PMX will be hosting a Rock Band 2 tournament in its gaming room. See a partial list of the console games at PMX. PMX will also be hosting its dances on Friday and Saturday nights. Read up on our spinneriffic DJs. (10.13.08)

More music
Check out Kaya, our new music Guest of Honor. PMX announces our opening bands: Heday, LYV, Nylon Pink, and Vamp Star. Check out music clips in the player above. (10.01.08)

On sale soon
UPDATE: Tickets to the Suicide Ali concert go on sale at 7 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Friday, Oct. 3. Tickets to the Kaya concert go on sale at 8 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Friday, Oct. 3. See the ticketing policy. (10.01.08)

One lump or two?
PMX brings back the ever-popular Twisted Tea Party. Click here to find out how to participate. (10.01.08)

The cinema scene
Cine-East once again is sponsoring the Asian film program at PMX. See a list of what will be showing. (09.28.08)

Bringing it back
.pure furisuta GiG 2 will feature dance exhibition and a 3 on 3 b-boy battle. Find out more about .pure furisuta GiG 2. (09.27.08)

Volunteer for PMX
PMX is now accepting volunteers to help at the convention. Find out how to sign up here. (09.26.08)

Stay at the Hilton
Book your room for PMX. Find out more information about the Hilton Hotel LAX here. (09.22.08)

Home arrow Programming
Programming Updates
Detailed Programming Schedules (TENTATIVE)
Friday, November 7
Saturday, November 8
Sunday, November 9
Updated: 11/05/08

Panels and Workshops
Panels and Workshops PMX will have a full array of panels featuring guest speakers, industry insiders, and fan evangelists. Come hear our guests and industry leaders talk about their past efforts and new projects. Find out when your favorite titles will be coming to market and learn the inside story on how the industry works. Expect to see fan panels covering topics as diverse as Asian street fashion, running a fan website, animation cel collecting, costuming and much more.

View complete list of panels and workshops!

Anime Video Rooms
Darker than Black If you love anime, PMX is the place to be! We will have a video room dedicated to bringing you the best in anime representing the newest releases from both the US and Japan.

See below for a list of anime screening at PMX08!


Daily 24 hours

Venture into the Arcade Room and satisfy your dexterous needs. Stop by and test your might against other players, or just show off your moves. Open 24 hours. Open to the public. (No PMX membership needed for access.)

Tentative List of games: Chocolate Factory (redemption), Marvel Vs Capcom 2, Neo Print (photo sticker), Para Para Paradise, Pop N Music - Fever, Puzzle Fighter, Stacker (redemption), and UFO Catcher (redemption)
Korean Drama
Coffee Prince Love triangles? Money troubles? Marital problems? Addicted to drama? We’ve got Korean Drama. Yes, K-Drama is back from last year’s debut. PMX will give you your drama fix.

Why stop at watching K-Drama at PMX? Why not take it home with you and enjoy the romance in the comfort of your own home. We are giving away one complete dvd box set courtesy of YA Entertainment to one lucky fan.

See a list of k-drama screening at PMX08.
Please check room locations for times.

Fluffy's Midnight Madness
Fluffy's Midnight Madness A Mini-Madness on Friday (Saturday morning) from 12am-4am and Midnight Madness on Saturday (Sunday morning) 12am-10am. Hosted by Fluffy, he will present a mad mash of anime, trivia, and prizes. Must be 18 and up as certain content may be adult themed.

Cowboy Bebop Experience

Friday, Nov. 7

Cowboy Bebop Experience at PMX Immerse yourself in the world of Cowboy Bebop. Mingle as if you were in the Casino Watanabe and Club Nobumoto while the Sunrise Swing performs. Explore the impact of jazz and bebop made upon other anime series such as that of Gungrave, The Big O, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, Metal Gear Solid 3, Ghost in the Shell, etc.

B-Boy 3x3 Competition

Sunday, Nov. 9

.pure freestyle at PMX Due to unforeseen circumstances, the 3x3 BBoy Battle has been canceled. We would like to apologize to those who planned on coming.

Don't forget we still have hip hop panels and workshops throughout the day on Saturday, November 8, 2008, and a hip hop showcase at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 9, 2008.

Pacific Media Expo PMX Japanese music karaoke singer PMX's Karaoke room keeps the crowds running away in horror and running back for more. Here is your chance to take your act out of the shower and onto the stage with a proper microphone! Sing along to your favorite C-pop, J-pop, J-rock, K-pop, OPM, or anime tunes. Bring your own CD or take a chance with our karaoke database of mystery.

Asian Cinema
Asian cinema is not only limited to martial arts. Through the American remakes of Dark Water, The Grudge, and The Ring series, Asian cinematography has been viewed as innovative filmmaking due to it’s non-conventional storytelling structure. Come see the latest cinema sweeping through Asia and making it’s way into PMX.

The Asian film program at Pacific Media Expo is organized and sponsored by Cine-East.

See a list of films screening at PMX08 at the Asian Cinema tab.
Please check room locations for times.

2008 Pacific Media Expo
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